Candidates aspiring for a job in the Banking sector can apply for the upcoming Canara Bank PO notification. Canara Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with Head Office in Bangalore and a pan India presence with over 3500 branches. Before applying the applicants should possess the basic eligibility qualifications required for the post. In this article, go through the Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 2021.
Canara Bank PO Important Dates 2021
|Name of Post||Canara Bank Probationary Officer|
|Name of Organization||Canara Bank|
|Start Date of submission of online application||Will update soon|
|Last date for submission of the online application||Will update soon|
|Mode of Exam||Online CBT Examination, Group Discussion, and Interview|
|Exam Date||Will update soon|
Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria
Before applying, candidates should confirm that they satisfy all the required eligibility criteria pertaining to Nationality, Age Limit, Educational Qualification, etc.
Candidates applying for the Probationary Officer post must be
- A citizen of India. or
- Citizen of Nepal or Bhutan or
- A Tibetan refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of settling in India
- A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries like Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia & Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
Candidates of the above-mentioned countries must make sure that the Indian Government has issued them an eligibility certificate.
Candidates should have a minimum age of 20 years and a maximum age of 30 years. Candidates belonging to the reserved categories can apply for relaxation within the upper age limit.
Check the prescribed age relaxation available for category:
|SI.NO||Category||Age Relaxation Availed|
|1||Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe candidates||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates||3 years|
|3||Ex-servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalided||5 years|
|4||Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
The relaxation in the upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates will be allowed on a cumulative basis.
Candidates seeking age relaxation should have to submit requisite certificates at the time of the Personal Interview.
There is no reservation for the Ex-servicemen in Officer Cadre Posts.
Candidates belonging to the OBC category but coming under the creamy layer and if their caste is not there in the Central OBC list for the state in which they belong are not entitled to OBC reservation. They need to apply under the General category.
A Degree (Graduation) with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWBD) or equivalent grade, in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
Knowledge of Computers
Candidates must have both operating and working knowledge of computers. Candidates who do not have the same should do the same within 6 months from the date of joining the bank.
Knowledge of Hindi
Candidates must know the speak and write in Hindi.
Canara Bank PO Salary & Vacancy
It is expected to have more than 800 vacancies for the recruitment of Bank PO 2021.
The selected candidates will be entitled to a pay scale of Rs 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020/-. They are also eligible for Dearness Allowance (DA), HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Leave Fare Concession, etc. Also, will get conveyance, furniture, etc., depending on the place/ city of posting.
Check other important links for Canara Bank PO 2021 Recruitment:
- Application Procedure
- Study Materials and Preparation Tips
- Study Plan for the Bank PO
FAQ’s Related to Canara Bank PO Eligibility Criteria
Q. What is the selection process for Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2021?
A. The Canara Bank PO Recruitment will be having two phases. Stage 1 Online Objective computer-based test and stage 2 will be Group Discussion and Interview.
Q. What is the age limit to apply for the Canara Bank PO Recruitment?
A. A candidate should be between the age of 20-30 Years. Relaxation in age can be availed by eligible candidates as mentioned in the article.
Q. What is the educational qualification required for the Canara Bank PO?
A. A Degree (Graduation) with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWBD) or equivalent grade, in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
Q. What are the expected vacancies for Canara Bank PO Recruitment 2021?
A. This year a total of 800+ vacancies is expected to announce.
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